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Birmingham Schools’ Brass Band was formed 23 years ago and is part of Birmingham Music Service’s vast ensemble provision.
For the last 21 years the Birmingham Schools’ Brass Band has been conducted by the music services head of brass, Martin Orgill. Its early success gave rise to a Training Brass Band and later the Concert Brass Band.
Recent highlights for the band include a joint concert with the world famous Grimethorpe Colliery Band and a concert and workshop with their patron, euphonium virtuoso, Steven Mead. They regularly perform in Birmingham’s principle concert venues, namely the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham’s wonderfully restored Town Hall and the magnificent Symphony Hall.
They will perform The Dark Side of the Moon which was written for the Black Dyke Band by Paul Lovatt-Cooper.
Conductor: Martin Orgill
Tutors: Richard Elliot, Julian Turner
Age range of performers: 13-18
The Dark Side of the Moon Paul Lovatt-Cooper